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Hummingbird Banding at the Nature Center

Hummingbirds are getting ready for their annual fall migration to Central America.  See these tiny creatures before they leave up close at the Nature Center's Hummingbird Banding, this Saturday August 29 from 8 a.m. - noon! “This event is truly a special opportunity for children and adults to get up close to a hummingbird,” said Sara Turner, manager of the center. “If you’ve not had the opportunity to see these fragile little birds when they’re banded, then this is something that you won’t want to mis... Read More

Summery Wines in Cape Girardeau

Sunshine, flip flops and popsicles call for their own kind of wine, don't they? Cape Girardeau area wineries embrace the warm weather with these summery wine picks! Apple Creek Vineyard & Winery Kick back on one of the decks overlooking Apple Creek and taste summer in a bottle with Apple Creek Vineyard & Winery's Blackberry wine, a sweet fruit wine with the aroma and taste of sun-ripened blackberries and made with 100% fresh-picked Missouri berries!  They also offer Serenity Creek, a fruity, light rose style wine that's best en... Read More

Outdoor Family Fun in Cape Girardeau

Take advantage of outdoor fun in Cape Girardeau with your kiddos when the weather is nice with these Family Fun attractions! Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center Splash down 5 brand new slides at Cape Splash if you're feeling adventurous, or kick back on the 700 foot lazy river if you're feeling not-so-adventurous; Cape Splash has it all, from shaded lounge chairs to splash pads and zero depth entry watery playgrounds for your littlest kids to slides, a vortex pool and concessions for your older ones.  Soak up the sun while Cape Splash is... Read More

Beat the Heat: Indoor Family Fun in Cape Girardeau

Summer is here and it is HOT.  Beat the heat with your little ones inside these cool spots in Cape Girardeau! Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center Walk through an indoor beaver dam, spot the queen bee in the beehive safely contained behind glass, make tracings of animal prints, watch the animals and much more at the Nature Center.  While there's lots to do on the grounds of the Nature Center - hiking, fishing in the kids-only pond and much more - there is plenty to do inside on a hot summer's afternoon! Discovery Playhouse... Read More

The Month Ahead in Cape Girardeau: August 2015

There are events galore in Cape Girardeau this month, both inside and out!  Markets Fresh, local produce in every color of the rainbow overflows the tables at Cape Girardeau's Farmer's Markets!  The Cape Riverfront Market is rocking and rolling downtown every Saturday from 8 a.m. - noon through the month, and kiddos can participate in the free Marketeers Club on August 8 and August 22.   The Cape Farmer's Market can be found behind West Park Mall every Thursday through August; here you'll find 24 weekly vendors and more ... Read More
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